Personal update on ACE funding from Ruth Kapardia (Oct 14)

We invited Ruth Kapardia, Relationship Manager, Diversity in Arts Practice at Arts Council England,  to speak at the AGM on 15 October 2014. She was unable to attend but provided this update on funding oportunities from ACE for us all. ****************************** Dear Colleague The main source of funding remains Grants for the Arts, and the …
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Here’s what a wise arts policy might look like – John Tusa

From The Guardian Arts Council England has just a tiny pot of money to distribute among arts organisations. The state needs to get a sense of perspective. Yet again Arts Council England (ACE), which will this morning announce the new settlement for the organisations it backs, has struggled gamely to distribute a diminished pot of government funding …
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Lottery funding landscape laid bare

The distribution of Lottery funding for the arts is a closed system, operating for the benefit of a small number of arts organisations but to the detriment of wider society and the economy, according to a new report by the authors who recently revealed England’s regional arts funding imbalance. Read on at Arts Professional here.